Posts Tagged ‘ alves ’

Brazil 4-2 Ecuador: Brazil finally grab a win

July 14, 2011
Brazil 4-2 Ecuador: Brazil finally grab a win

An open game was always likely to favour Brazil, and they took advantage to confirm their progression to the knockout stage.
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Posted in Copa America 2011 | 51 Comments »

ZM’s European Team of the Season 2010/11

June 15, 2011
ZM’s European Team of the Season 2010/11

A self-explanatory list of eleven starters, and eleven substitutes.
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Posted in General Articles | 261 Comments »

Barcelona 5-1 Shakhtar Donetsk: Shakhtar incapable of dealing with runners from deep

April 7, 2011
Barcelona 5-1 Shakhtar Donetsk: Shakhtar incapable of dealing with runners from deep

Barcelona became the third side to take a massive lead into the second leg of the European Cup quarter-finals.
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Posted in Champions League | 63 Comments »

Brazil encouraging, but not yet cohesive

March 29, 2011
Brazil encouraging, but not yet cohesive

Whereas his predecessor Dunga had a very consistent, specific shape in his latter days as Brazil manager, Mano Menezes has switched between systems. He started off with a 4-2-1-3 against the USA, then moved to a 4-4-2 against France recently.
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Posted in Internationals | 64 Comments »

Valencia 0-1 Barcelona: both sides try different systems, but both switch back to the usual

March 3, 2011
Valencia 0-1 Barcelona: both sides try different systems, but both switch back to the usual

Lionel Messi had an off-day…and yet still scored the winner as Barcelona temporarily move ten points clear at the top.
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Posted in Spain | 39 Comments »